Arixtra 2.5mg Injection Description:
Arixtra 2.5mg Injection is an anticoagulant that prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.
Arixtra 2.5mg Injection is used in the treatment and prevention of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
Bleeding, Anemia (low number of red blood cells).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Is Arixtra dialyzable?
Arixtra is added to the tube leaving the body during dialysis and hence is dialyzable
Is Arixtra derived pork?
It is not derived from pork but people allergic to pork should not take Arixtra
Is it an anti-coagulant?
Fondaparinux is not the same as heparin or lmwh (low molecular weight heparin) but all of them belong to the same class of medication called anti-coagulants
Does it cause hyperkalemia?
Hyperkalemia i.e. increase in potassium levels in blood may be one of the uncommon side effects of fondaparinux
How does Arixtra work?
Arixtra belongs to a class of medication called anti-coagulants. It is used for patients who are about to have certain kinds of surgery as well as to prevent clots in the legs (deep vein thrombosis) and lungs (pulmonary embolism). It works by preventing one of the steps of blood clotting thus preventing formation of new clots as well as worsening of the existing clots
Does it affect INR?
INR (international normalized ratio) s